2009 CWPT Annual Photo Contest Winners

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About the 2009 Photo Contest

Since the beginning of the contest back in May, we received more than 2,500 photographic submissions.  Not only did the quantity of submissions astound us, but the quality of the contest photos was truly remarkable.  Out of that immense pool of great photographs it was not easy choosing this year's winners. 

We would like to thank all of you who participated in this year's contest.  Your photographs, every one of them, are modern testaments to the beauty, history, and real threats that face our American Civil War battlefields.  

Judges for the photography contest included many senior CWPT staffers, Garry Adelman of the Center for Civil War Photography, and Libby O’Connell of History™.  History™ and The Center for Civil War Photography continue to be great sponsors of this annual event – one of our favorite times of the year. For more information about the judging, please see our official contest rules »

Even though the contest is closed this year, you can continue to share your Civil War photos with us year round.  Our American Civil War Battlefields photo group on Flickr remain open 24 x 7.   We are always excited to see your latest photos. Share your photos »


Expanded 2009 Winners Gallery

Annual Photo Contest 2009

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Past Photo Contests

Annual Photo Contest 2008

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